Bangladesh-India

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Hasina, Modi likely to inaugurate 1320 MW Maitree Power Project in Sept

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are expected to jointly inaugurate the 1320 MW Maitree Super Thermal Power Station during the former’s visit to India in the first week of September, according to Hindustan Times.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Bangladesh, India for strengthening cooperation in water management, cyber, food security

Bangladesh and India yesterday agreed to work closely together to further strengthen cooperation in the areas of common rivers and water resources management and pledged to expand collaboration in cyber security, IT and food security.

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Swam through Sundarbans for love: Bangladeshi woman arrested in India

A 22-year-old Bangladeshi woman swam through the Sundarbans forest for an hour to cross into India and marry her lover in Kolkata. She ended up in jail after the wedding, Indian media reports today said.

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

Momen leaves for Guwahati to attend river conference

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen today (May 27, 2022) left for Guwahati to attend the third edition of international river conference titled, “NADI Conclave”, from May 28-29 that will be inaugurated by his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar.

April 28, 2022
April 28, 2022

Bangladesh most important in India's 'Neighbourhood First Policy': Jaishankar

India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today stressed that Bangladesh features as the most important country in the Indian Foreign Policy objectives of “Neighbourhood First Policy”.

April 28, 2022
April 28, 2022

India declines to comment on Momen 'seeking help with Rab sanctions'

India today declined to make a comment on whether Bangladesh requested to intervene on its behalf over US sanctions on Rab.

September 7, 2020
September 7, 2020

Bangladesh, India meeting to review bilateral relations soon: Foreign minister

Bangladesh and India will hold the Joint Consultative Commission meeting in Dhaka very soon to review the relationship between the two neighbours.

August 20, 2020
August 20, 2020

Teesta, CAA, NRC issues not discussed during Shringla’s meeting with PM Hasina

The issues of Teesta river water-sharing, Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) were not raised during Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla’s meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka on Monday, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs has said.

November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019

Many in Bangladesh now see India validating two-nation theory and abjuring secularism

Since Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s game-changing visit to India in January 2010, bilateral relations between the two countries have been reconfigured phenomenally, in qualitative and substantive terms.

October 5, 2019
October 5, 2019

India prioritises relations with Dhaka: Jaishankar

India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar reaffirms New Delhi’s highest priority to its relations with Dhaka during a meeting with the visiting Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina.